A Dose of Social Reality from the San Diego-Tijuana Border

Take a trip to Staten Island for tale that intertwines the life of Antonio Meucci – the man credited by some as inventing the telephone – with sound, mermaids and crazy inventions that can't be real. Or can they? We caught up with Justin Bennett and Matthea Harvey to talk about their fascinating project. Read more
Enticed by mermaids, the Antonio Meucci’s telettrofono, and the idea of finally making the trip out to Staten Island, This Big City got on the 1 train towards South Ferry and made the trip across on the Staten Island Ferry to take part in the Guggenheim’s Stillspotting Telettrofono experience. Read more
Rio de Janeiro's favelas are a direct response to the government’s failure to provide affordable housing for the poorest citizens. But with massive developments underway as the city prepares for the World Cup and Olympic games, will segregation become a thing of the past? Read more